Motivated by the current (2011) political climate in Wisconsin it seems reasonable to devote some time and effort to comment on issues and some of the hyperbola. So we in the public should do what we can to help focus "journalists" on delineating real facts versus spin. If you accept the spin you do not understand the policy implications.
Sorry you have to go to CNN to see their story (and try to ignore an ad) ... I liked the ending "we can occupy the hearts and minds of people" as said by FluxRostrum GlobalRevolution.tv ! Click the title!